The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank - 29 24
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 0.72% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.85% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
System Testing
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 118 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 79.05% 84.89% 74.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75 105 69
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

System Testing
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Preston region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Preston

System Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) RPG
3 1 (25.00%) AS400
3 1 (25.00%) iSeries
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Preston region citing System Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Navision Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft